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July 2018

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Sunday, July 1st

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 1st, 8am-12pm

Pentwater VFW Pancake Breakfast
Proceeds to Pentwater VFW Building Fund. Pentwater VFW Hall, north of Pentwater.

Sunday, July 1st, 8am

Stony Lake Sparkler
Packet pickup at 7am. 1 mile fun run/walk at 8am. 5k timed run/walk at 8:30am. Proceeds to Crystal Valley Care Fund. From Stony Lake Inn. Stony Lake.

Sunday, July 1st, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sundays on the Porch: Awesome Distraction
Douglas Valley Vineyards, Manistee.
Manistee Summer Music

Sunday, July 1st, 5pm

Annual Patriotic Concert
Performances at 5pm and at 7pm. Freewill offering to benefit the local Veterans Endowment Fund. United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Sunday, July 1st, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Daniel James
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Monday, July 2nd

Hart fireworks
Over Hart Lake, Hart.
Fireworks

Monday, July 2nd, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Schrock Brothers Band featuring Peter Madcat Ruth
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Monday, July 2nd, 7:30pm-10:30pm

The Ragbirds in concert
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Tuesday, July 3rd

Pentwater Fireworks
At dusk, over Lake Michigan, Pentwater.
Fireworks

Tuesday, July 3rd - Sunday, July 8th

Harbor Classic Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Tuesday, July 3rd, 9am-5pm

Forest Festival Used Book Sale
Book House behind the Manistee Library at 95 Maple St., Manistee.
Used Book Sales

Tuesday, July 3rd, 6pm-7:30pm

Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival Children & Pet Parade
Costume contest with four categories: Best Group, Best Use of Pet, Most Original and Most Patriotic. Prizes for the winners and goody bags for all participants. Line up at the corner of Loomis/Ferry Streets at 6pm, with step off at 6:30pm. The parade will travel to Waterfront Park and end with the awards aeremony. Downtown Ludington.
Ludington Freedom Festival

Tuesday, July 3rd, 7pm

Shoreline Showcase Series: Big Ross Band
Blues and classic rock. Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 3rd, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Patriotic Concert
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Scottville Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 4th

Freedom Festival Parade & Fireworks
Parade at 1:45pm, begins at Madison Street and goes west down Ludington Avenue to Lakeshore Drive. Fireworks at dusk (between 10-10:30pm) over Lake Michigan.
Freedom Festival

Wednesday, July 4th

Silver Lake Fireworks
Over Silver Lake, Mears.
Fireworks

Wednesday, July 4th, 10am-11am

Pentwater Independence Day Bike Parade
Charles Mears State Park, Pentwater.

Wednesday, July 4th, 7pm

Echo through the Tiber: Saline Fiddlers
Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 4th, 8:30pm-11pm

Ludington Fourth of July Shoreline Cruise
Passengers board at 8:30pm and the cruise starts at 9pm. Cruise along the Ludington shoreline until sunset, then watch the fireworks display. Ticket prices are $52 per person and includes the all-you-can-eat Badger Picnic Buffet
S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, July 5th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza: Third Coast Djypsy Jazz
Live acoustic act on the stage in the James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 5th, 5pm-8pm

Onekama Block Party
Evening of family activities, food and music in the business district of Onekama.

Thursday, July 5th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 6th - Saturday, July 7th

Summer 10 + 31 Festival in Scottville
Combining events from the previous Scottville Harvest Festival and Scottville SummerFest, events at this new festival will include a car cruise and show, rubber duck race, Miss Mason County Pageant, princess contest, canoe/kayak race and craft show/farmer's market among others. Downtown Scottville.
Summer Festival in Scottville

Friday, July 6th - Saturday, July 7th

Sandy's Quilters Show and Sale
10am-4pm both days. Scottville Area Senior Center, S. Main St., Scottville.

Friday, July 6th, 5pm-7pm

First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Ludington's First Friday Art Walks give participants the opportunity to visit local businesses on the first Friday of each month to explore their galleries/stores, view art, and meet artists.
First Friday Art Walk

Friday, July 6th, 5pm-8pm

Peace Love Music
$5 cover charge; children 12 and under free. Outdoors at Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Shagway Arts Barn

Friday, July 6th, 7pm

Summer Sounds: The Bergamot
$10, kids free. Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville.
Manistee County Summer Music

Saturday, July 7th - Sunday, July 8th

Ludrock, Two-Day Music Festival
Waterfront Park, downtown Ludington.
Ludrock

Saturday, July 7th - Sunday, July 8th

50th Anniversary West Shore Art Fair
10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Celebrating 50 years, West Shore Art Fair featuring 100+ jury-selected fine artists across a variety of media, including clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and more. In addition to original, jury-selected art, the show will feature live performances, food stations, and a children's art activity area. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
West Shore Art Fair

Saturday, July 7th

Hamlin Lake Fireworks
At dusk, over Hamlin Lake. Rain Date July 8.
Fireworks

Saturday, July 7th

Spartan River Run
Organized by MCC Educational Foundation and part of the Scottville 10 + 31 Celebration, the race is 3 road miles and 5 river miles, with check in at Scottville Riverside Park, and staggered start times. Paddlers breakfast 8:30-10:30, lunch 11:30-2:30pm and award ceremony 1pm at Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.

Saturday, July 7th

Manistee Saints vs. Midland Tribe
Games at 1pm and 3:30pm. Rietz Park, Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Saturday, July 7th, 10am-2pm

Spartan River Run
Sponsored by Mason County Central Educational Foundation. Custer

Saturday, July 7th, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Dean Dostal
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Saturday, July 7th, 7pm-9:15pm

Sounds of the Forest: Big Boss Band
Blue, classic rock. Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Saturday, July 7th, 7pm

Uneven Ground (Celtic Music)
Updates to special activities are posted on Bulletin Boards located throughout the State Park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.
State Park Summer Programs

Saturday, July 7th, 7pm-11pm

Manistee Jaycees Beach Bash
Featuring music from Clear Heels and a Plynesian dance and fire show from Aloha Chicago. Admission $20, 21 & older. Manistee.

Sunday, July 8th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 8th

Manistee Saints vs. Midland Tribe
Games at 1pm and 3:30pm. Rietz Park, Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Sunday, July 8th, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sundays on the Porch: Awesome Distraction
10-year anniversary celebration. Taco Bout It food truck. Douglas Valley Vineyards, Manistee.
Manistee Summer Music

Sunday, July 8th, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Canopy Space
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Monday, July 9th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Barefoot
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 10th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Tuesday, July 10th, 7pm-9pm

Silver Lake Concert Series: One Way Band
Bring a lawn chair. Golden Township Park at Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Lake.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 10th, 7pm

Shoreline Showcase Series: Paul Keller's Sundown Quartet
Jazz and swing. Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 10th, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Shell: RPM, classic rock including Dale Horowski
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Scottville Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 11th - Thursday, July 12th

Baubles and Bags Sale
July 11 from 8am to 5pm and July 12 from 7am to 2pm. Sassy and classy fashion jewelry, handbags, scarves, "bling" belts, watches, wallets, gloves, hats and more. Proceeds benefit the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital volunteers' $150,000 pledge to support the Family Birthing Center. Medical office building lobby, Ludington.

Wednesday, July 11th, 7pm-8:30pm

Nights at the Lights: Skoonie & Kly
'60s folk musicians from Old Town, Chicago. Little Sable Point Lighthouse, Silver Lake.
Nights at the Lights

Wednesday, July 11th, 7pm

Summer Sounds: Nina & The Buffalo Riders
$10, kids free. Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville.
Manistee County Summer Music

Wednesday, July 11th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Jenna Mammina w/ Rolf Strum
Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 11th, 7pm

Awesome Distraction (contemporary music)
Updates to special activities are posted on Bulletin Boards located throughout the State Park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.
State Park Summer Programs

Thursday, July 12th, 10am-4pm

Men Dig Gardening & Art
Featuring seven gardens in the Onekama area designed and maintained by men and the art work of two local abstract artists, Jamey Barnard and Les Scruggs. Fundraiser sponsored by Portage Lake Garden Club; tickets at Farr Center. Onekama.

Thursday, July 12th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day Big Sable Light
Round-trip bus transportation from the building next to the Ludington State Park office to the Big Sable Lighthouse. The last bus leaves the Big Sable Lighthouse at 4:45 pm. Music at the lighthouse by Skoonie and Kly from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. $5 for adults and $2 for children. Ludington State Park, M-116, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, July 12th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza: Tom Zatarga
Live acoustic act on the stage in the James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 12th, 5pm-7pm

Pop-Up Art Show: Michele Anscombe
Pentwater artist, Michele Anscombe will be displaying her paintings for a ONE NIGHT ONLY show from 5-7 pm, Thursday, July 12 in the LACA Main Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Thursday, July 12th, 7pm

Music on the Commons: The Crane Wives
Hart Commons overlooking Hart Lake, Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 12th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 13th - Sunday, July 15th

Friends of Ludington Library Used Book Sale
Friday from 6-9 pm, Saturday from 9-5, and Sunday from 1-4. Ludington Library, downtown Ludington.
Used Book Sales

Friday, July 13th, 5pm-7pm

PopUp Art Show with Shelby Soberalski
Featuring works by Ludington photographer. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Friday, July 13th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 14th

Mason County 4-H Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 14th

Manistee Saints vs. Michigan Collegiate Braves
Games at 1pm and 3:30pm. Rietz Park, Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Saturday, July 14th - Sunday, July 15th

Idlewild Music Fest
Two-day festival featuring speakers and music, Idlewild Historic and Cultural Center, Idlewild.
Idlewild Music Events

Saturday, July 14th, 9am-5pm

54th Pentwater Fine Arts and Crafts Fair
Sponsored by Pentwater Jr. Women's Club and held at the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, July 14th, 9am-5pm

Bear Lake Days Arts & Crafts Show
Part of activities for Bear Lake Days festival. Main Street, Bear Lake.
Manistee Arts and Crafts Shows

Saturday, July 14th, 10am-4pm

Bear Lake Days Book Sale
Downtown Bear Lake.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, July 14th, 11am-2pm

Soup and Sandwich Lunch
Centenary United Methodist Church, 82 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Saturday, July 14th, 12pm-3pm

Mason County Day and Old Time Baseball Game
Featuring the Ludington Mariners. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, July 14th, 5pm-8pm

Cheryl Wolfram
$5 cover charge; children 12 and under free. Outdoors at Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Shagway Arts Barn

Saturday, July 14th, 7pm-9:15pm

Sounds of the Forest: Paul Keller @ Sundown Quartet
Pop and jazz. Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Saturday, July 14th, 7pm

Chris Vallillo (Historic Midwest Blues)
Updates to special activities are posted on Bulletin Boards located throughout the State Park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.
State Park Summer Programs

Saturday, July 14th, 8pm

Tim Allen
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, July 15th

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Sunday, July 15th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 15th

4th Annual Rides from the Past Car Show
Includes a parts swap meet. Held the same day as the arts & crafts fair and the fire department pig roast. Free Soil.
Mason County Car Shows

Sunday, July 15th

12th Annual Free Soil/Meade Fire Department Pig Roast
Held the same day as the car show and arts & crafts fair. Free Soil.

Sunday, July 15th

Manistee Saints vs. Michigan Collegiate Braves
http://www.visitmanisteemichigan.com/stories/manistee_saints_baseball Games at 1pm and 3:30pm. Rietz Park, Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Sunday, July 15th, 10am-3pm

5th Annual Free Soil Arts and Crafts Fair
Sponsored by Free Soil Community Schools Alumni Association and held the same day as the annual car show and fire department pig roast. Free Soil Townhall, Free Soil.
Mason County Summer Arts and Crafts Fairs

Sunday, July 15th, 11am-3pm

St. Joseph/St. Vincent Annual Ox Roast Dinner & Festival
St. Joseph's Hall, 2349 W. Jackson Road, Hart (Weare)

Sunday, July 15th, 1pm-5pm

22nd Annual Mason County Garden Club Garden Walk
Mason County Garden Club sponsors a Garden Walk of local gardeners who offer their gardens for ticket holders to enjoy a walk through. Tickets $10 from garden club members. Ludington area.

Sunday, July 15th, 1pm-4pm

Town and Country All-School Reunion
Reunion of any Oceana school, any year students. Old Town Hall, Johnson Park, Mears.
Visit Mears

Sunday, July 15th, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sundays on the Porch: Cousin Curtiss
Douglas Valley Vineyards, Manistee.
Manistee Summer Music

Sunday, July 15th, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Trailer Park Kids
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Monday, July 16th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Awesome Distraction
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 17th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Tuesday, July 17th, 7pm-9pm

Silver Lake Concert Series: John Merchant
Bring a lawn chair. Golden Township Park at Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Lake.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 17th, 7pm

Shoreline Showcase Series: Tell Yo Mama
Funky dance, jam vocals. Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 17th, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Shell: Mason County Civic Band
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Scottville Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 18th - Sunday, July 22nd

Baldwin Troutarama
Activities include amusement rides, youth fishing derby, tournaments, petting zoo, music, entertainment tent, and Grand Parade with Scottville Clown Band. Downtown Baldwin.
Baldwin Troutarama

Wednesday, July 18th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Mustang "Rocking" Country Band
Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 18th, 7pm-8:30pm

Night at the Light: Rough and Tumble
Little Sable Point Lighthouse, Silver Lake.
Nights at the Lights

Wednesday, July 18th, 7pm

Live Birds of Prey
Updates to special activities are posted on Bulletin Boards located throughout the State Park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.
State Park Summer Programs

Thursday, July 19th - Wednesday, July 25th

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament & Big Boys Tournament
The Ludington Offshore Classic is an annual Great Lakes sports fishing tournament. Thursday, July 19 is the Ruboy Thursday shootout, Friday is Ladies & Kids Tournament and Saturday & Sunday is the Pro/Am Tournament. The next week Tuesday & Wednesday is the Big Boys Tournament. Ludington.
Ludington Offshore Classic

Thursday, July 19th - Sunday, July 22nd

Low's Trailer Rally
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Thursday, July 19th, 5pm-8pm

Bud Summers
$5 cover charge; children 12 and under free. Outdoors at Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Shagway Arts Barn

Thursday, July 19th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza: Cheryl Wolfram
Live acoustic act on the stage in the James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 19th, 5pm-7pm

Pop-Up Art Show with Elizabeth LeVee
A one night only Pop Up Art Show w/ Elizabeth LeVee, 5-7 pm in the Main Gallery. Free and Open to the Public. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Thursday, July 19th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 20th - Sunday, July 22nd

Kaleva Days
Three-day festival includes Kaleva School Reunion, music, food, ballgames, car and tractor show, games, parade, beer tent, poker run, crafts, 5K run/walk, bake sales and more. Kaleva.
Kaleva Days

Friday, July 20th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Friday, July 20th, 7pm

Summer Sounds: Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt
$10, kids free. Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville.
Manistee County Summer Music

Friday, July 20th, 7pm

Music at White River Lighthouse: Rough and Tumble
White River Light Station, Whitehall.
Nights at the Lights

Friday, July 20th, 9pm

Firehouse
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Saturday, July 21st

WMOEC Garden Tractor Pulls
Pulls at 10am (dead boat) and 7pm (transfer sled). West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 21st - Sunday, July 22nd

MCFW Summer Cizzler Series Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 21st

Lakeside Club Home & Garden Tour
Tour six homes in Manistee.

Saturday, July 21st, 9am-4pm

Mears Art Fair
Johnson Square, downtown Mears.
Visit Mears

Saturday, July 21st, 10am-3pm

2018 Writers Rendezvous
All day book sales and networking author event hosted by Ludington Writers. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Saturday, July 21st, 11am-4pm

Blooming Arts Garden Walk
Sponsored by the Garden Club of Pentwater, featuring gardens, artists and musicians. Tickets $10. Pentwater.

Saturday, July 21st, 4pm-10pm

Annual Buccaneer Bash
Hosted by Lakeshore Pyrate Heads to benefit Alzheimer's. Ludington Boat Club, Water Street, Ludington.

Saturday, July 21st, 7pm-9:15pm

Sounds of the Forest: Tell Yo Mamma
Funky dance, jam and pop vocals. Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, July 22nd

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 22nd, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Mike Lenich
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Sunday, July 22nd, 7:30pm

The Accidentals
Concert. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Monday, July 23rd, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Scottville Clown Band
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 24th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Tuesday, July 24th, 6pm-8pm

Friends of White River Light Station annual gathering
Celebrating 15 years of local support. White River Light Station, Whitehall.
Nights at the Lights

Tuesday, July 24th, 7pm-9pm

Silver Lake Concert Series: Fremont John
Bring a lawn chair. Golden Township Park at Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Lake.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 24th, 7pm

Shoreline Showcase Series: James Cloyd Group
Soulful. Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 24th, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Shell: Redux, featuring Lexi Alvesteffer and Dave Kosla
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Scottville Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Green drinks follow. Meet at south end of beach house, Stearns Park, Ludington.

Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm-8:30pm

Nights at the Lights: Bittersweet
Colorado based duo. Little Sable Point Lighthouse, Silver Lake.
Nights at the Lights

Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: The Greg Nagy Band
Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 25th, 7:30pm

Identity Cubed
Percussion trio. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Wednesday, July 25th, 9pm-11pm

Ludington Pirates of the Caribbean Cruise
Passengers board at 8:30pm and the Badger will cruise the Ludington shoreline from 9-11pm. Ticket price of $42 includes the Badger Party Buffet with desserts and soft drinks. Live music by Two Dudes in Flip Flops and Brothers Greg and Jeff.
S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, July 26th - Sunday, July 29th

Great Lakes Escapees
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Thursday, July 26th, 5pm-8pm

Chad Rushing
$5 cover charge; children 12 and under free. Outdoors at Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Shagway Arts Barn

Thursday, July 26th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza: Greg Seccor
Live acoustic act on the stage in the James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 26th, 7pm

Music on the Commons: The Smokin Dobroleles
Hart Commons overlooking Hart Lake, Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 26th, 7pm-8:30pm

Chloe Kimes & Friends in concert
Scottville native, Chloe Kimes will be joined by friends for this one-night concert event. $15/ ticket. Performance Hall, Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Thursday, July 26th, 8pm-10pm

Sunset Beach Bonfire
Live music and bonfire on the beach. Stearns Park, Ludington.
Sunset Beach Bonfire

Thursday, July 26th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 27th - Sunday, July 29th

Arcadia Daze
Events include an arts/crafts show, auto muster, 5k race, kids fishing and games, entertainment, grand parade, and post-parade concert. Arcadia.
Arcadia Daze

Friday, July 27th - Sunday, August 5th

3rd Annual Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival
Presented by Stage Left Theatre Company with performances at 7pm on July 27, 28 and August 3 and 4, and at 2pm July 29 and August 5. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Stage Left Theatre Company

Friday, July 27th, 5pm

22nd Annual Back from the Mac Party
Pentwater Yacht Club, 205 Dover St., Pentwater.

Friday, July 27th, 5pm-8pm

Manistee County Relay for Life
110 S. Lakeshore Drive, Manistee.

Friday, July 27th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Friday, July 27th, 7pm

Summer Sounds: Jonathan Timm
$10, kids free. Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville.
Manistee County Summer Music

Saturday, July 28th

Michigan Reptiles & Amphibians
Afternoon and evening shows. Updates to special activities are posted on Bulletin Boards located throughout the State Park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.
State Park Summer Programs

Saturday, July 28th, 7am-12pm

Pentwater Ladies Classic Tournament
Cost $10 per boat. Weighin at 1pm, Village Marina Pavilion, Pentwater.

Saturday, July 28th, 8am

Arcadia Daze Auto Muster
Part of activities for the annual Arcadia Daze festival. Finch Park, Arcadia.
Manistee County Car Shows

Saturday, July 28th, 9am-3pm

Hart Car Show
Downtown Hart.

Saturday, July 28th, 10am

WMOEC Antique Tractor Pull
West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 28th, 10am-4pm

Art and Craft Show
Music by Mallord Shinn from 10am-12pm and Ethan Lewis from 1pm-3pm. Outdoors at Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Mason County Summer Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, July 28th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day Big Sable Light
Round-trip bus transportation from the building next to the Ludington State Park office to the Big Sable Lighthouse. The last bus leaves the Big Sable Lighthouse at 4:45 pm. Music at the lighthouse by Bittersweet from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. $5 for adults and $2 for children. Ludington State Park, M-116, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Saturday, July 28th, 2pm-4pm

Music at White River Lighthouse: Dulcimer Concert
White River Light Station, Whitehall.
Nights at the Lights

Saturday, July 28th, 5pm-8pm

Last Saturday of the Month Gallery Stroll
Stroll through the Village of Pentwater to see different kinds of art from Pentwater's galleries. Pentwater.
Pentwater Art Stroll

Saturday, July 28th, 7pm

West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes Concert: Hollywood U2
Free community concert with donations accepted to support local high school music programs. Waterfront Park, Ludington.
Rhythm & Dunes Concert Information

Saturday, July 28th, 7pm-9:15pm

Sounds of the Forest: James Cloyd Group
Soulful bluesy lighthearted fun. Wenger Pavilion, Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, July 29th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 29th, 11am-2pm

Sunday Morning Jazz Brunch
An informal BYOB (Bring Your Own Brunch), bring chairs or blankets, and enjoy jazz musicians. Free event (donations accepted) organized by Nader's Motel to benefit Ludington Area Center for the Arts. Waterfront Park, Ludington.

Sunday, July 29th, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sundays on the Porch: Mark Hansen
Douglas Valley Vineyards, Manistee.
Manistee Summer Music

Sunday, July 29th, 6pm-8pm

Live Music on the Deck: Cheryl Wolfram
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, 2501 N. Wilson Road, Mears
Summer Music

Monday, July 30th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Ray Kamalay & Joel Mabus
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 31st

PM Motoring Club car show
Mason County Central High School parking lot, Scottville.
Mason County Car Shows

Tuesday, July 31st, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Tuesday, July 31st, 7pm-9pm

Silver Lake Concert Series: Jim Shaneberger
Bring a lawn chair. Golden Township Park at Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Silver Lake.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 31st, 7pm

Shoreline Showcase Series: Planet "D" Nonet
Big band. Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 31st, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Shell: Jim Dodson, acoustic guitar
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Scottville Summer Concert Series

More July Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Ludington Freedom Festival
Manistee Forest Festival
West Shore Art Fair, Ludington
Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament, Ludington
Bear Lake Days
Friday Night Live, Ludington
Scottville Summerfest
Ludrock
Kaleva Days
Local Farmer's Markets
Arcadia Daze
Open Horse Shows

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